Sberbank invites kids to participate in international AI contest

Source: Sberbank

The qualifying round of the Artificial Intelligence International Junior Contest, which is organized by Sber and AI Alliance Russia, has started.

Using AI, contenders will deal with face recognition problems and cause-effect relationships in sentences. To access the challenges, participants shoud visit the contest platform.

Those who pass the qualifying round will unite in teams to cope with more complex tasks from leading tech companies in 10 challenge areas. The best teams will compete for the final to be held in Moscow at the end of 2021. The total prize pool is RUB10 millions.

Also, useful AI materials, training courses, and webinars with contest experts will be available for registered contest members.

Marina Rakova, Vice President, Head of Digital Educational Platforms, Sberbank:

“We’ve made our international competition as accessible as possible for any student who is interested in artificial intelligence technologies. The qualification stage assignments do not require special training or equipment, but at the same time, they’re an excellent opportunity to learn new things about AI and get ready for more complex case studies from technology companies. Therefore, do sign up and try accomplishing the tasks on the platform to go to the next stage. We have many more interesting things coming for you.”

The registration and the qualifying round are available on the contest platform until July 1, 2021.

Total prize pool is RUB10 mn.

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